Telefunken AK-47 MkII Multi-Pattern Tube Condenser Microphone with Flight Case

Telefunken AK-47 MkII Multi-Pattern Tube Condenser Microphone with Flight Case

Telefunken AK-47 MkII Multi-Pattern Tube Condenser Microphone with Flight Case

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Telefunken AK-47 MkII Multi-Pattern Tube Condenser Microphone with Flight Case

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  • Omni, Cardioid, and Figure-8 Patterns
  • Six Intermediate Polar Patterns
  • 20 Hz to 20 kHz Frequency Response
  • NOS Telefunken EF732 Tube
  • BV8-Inspired Transformer
  • Rich Detail and Warmth
  • External Power Supply
  • Rugged Flight Case
  • Lockable, Airtight, and Waterproof
  • High-Density Foam Interior
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Telefunken AK-47MKII overview

  • 1Description

The Telefunken AK-47 MkII Multi-Pattern Tube Condenser Microphone with Flight Case is an R-F-T Series large-diaphragm, multi-pattern tube condenser mic with a hardshell flight case designed to deliver versatility and full-range frequency reproduction of vocals and instruments for musicians, recordists, and audio engineers in home, project, and commercial recording studios. It features nine polar patterns—omnidirectional, cardioid, figure-8, and six intermediate options. An NOS Telefunken EF732 tube and BV8-inspired custom output transformer contribute to the AK-47 MkII’s rich detail and warm tone. Its 20 Hz to 20 kHz frequency response and maximum SPL of 125 dB enable it to handle anything from soft vocals to pounding drums.

The AK-47 MkII, its external power supply, proprietary 7-pin cable, and shockmount fit securely in the high-density foam interior of the rugged flight case, which is lockable, airtight, and waterproof up to a 3’ depth. An automatic pressure equalization valve in the case ensures proper pressure at a variety of altitudes.

  • AK-47 MKII Tube Microphone

    The AK-47 MKII Tube Microphone from Telefunken is a part of their acclaimed R-F-T series. The microphone features a large diaphragm condenser element and a custom output transformer that borrows from the historic BV8 transformer found in the vintage U-47 and U-48 microphones. The AK-47 MKII's tube stage features an NOS Telefunken EF-732 vacuum tube, delivering pristine audio fidelity, low noise and vintage analog warmth. The AK-47 MKII features omnidirectional, cardioid, and figure 8 polar patterns with 6 intermediate stages for each pattern.

    Utilizes American-designed electronics in conjunction with new old-stock tubes and standardized parts
    Features a new proprietary circuit designed around a NOS Telefunken EF-732 tube and a custom output transformer that is an exact replica of the historic BV8 transformer, found in the historic U-47 and U-48 microphones
    The Telefunken EF-732 tube is very similar to the AC-701 tube in that it provides a "velvety" character to the overall tone of the microphone
    Remarkably hi-fidelity microphone with a "present" but not "harsh" character
    UPC: 899051002015
  • Hardshell Flight Case for AR-51, AK-47 MkII, and M16 MkII Microphone Systems

    The Telefunken HC01 is a hardshell flight case designed to safely house a single AR-51, AK-47 MkII, or M16 MkII microphone system for audio engineers, vocalists, and musicians in studios and traveling from gig to gig. Being airtight and waterproof, it keeps moisture and dust from entering. Its hard plastic exterior and high-density foam interior protect your mic system components from dents, scratches, and shock.

    Air pressure regulation via an automatic pressure equalization valve ensures damage-free elevation changes during flights. Spring-release latches deliver stable, secure closure and padlocks (available separately) can be attached to the lock holders for enhanced safety. A thick, curved carry handle enables easy one-handed transport between rooms and venues.

    Rugged, hard plastic exterior
    High-density foam interior with cut-outs for microphone, power supply, shockmount, and cables
    Airtight and waterproof up to a depth of 3'
    Automatic pressure equalization valve enables proper air pressure regulation during elevation changes in flights
    Spring-release latches lock into place to provide secure closure
    Lock holders allow use of padlocks for additional security
    Thick, curved carry handle with hinges
    Made in the United States of America
    UPC: 899051002855
In the Box
Bundle Items
  • Modern Power Supply
  • Shockmount
  • Wooden Box
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
Table of Contents
  • 1Description
  • AK-47 MKII Tube Microphone
    Analog Performance
    Operating Principle Pressure Gradient
    Transducer Condenser
    Tube Yes
    Polar Pattern Cardioid, Figure-8, Omnidirectional
    Pattern Selection Switched
    Frequency Range 20 Hz to 20 kHz
    Equivalent Noise Level 10.5 dB A-Weighted
    Maximum SPL 125 dB SPL
    THD < 0.3%
    Impedance 200 Ohms
    Sensitivity 16.5 mV/Pa
    General
    Output Connectors 1 x 3-Pin XLR
    1 x 7-Pin XLR
    Operating Current Consumption 135 mA
    Length 9.49" / 241 mm
    Diameter 1.75" / 44.45 mm
    Weight 26.98 oz / 765 g
    Packaging Infozzaqvzfyxw
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 19.4 x 11.9 x 5.7"
  • Hardshell Flight Case for AR-51, AK-47 MkII, and M16 MkII Microphone Systems
    Material Exterior: Plastic
    Interior: High-density foam
    Type of Closure Latches
    Exterior Dimensions (H x D x W) 8 x 20 x 16" / 203 x 508 x 406 mm
    Interior Dimensions Foam cut-outs sized for components of microphone system
    Carrying/Transport Options Handle
    Country of Manufacture United States of America
    Weight 9.6 lb / 4.4 kg
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 19.9 x 16.6 x 8.0"

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